Texas Man Convicted of Conspiring to File False Tax Returns with Stolen Identities Purchased on the Internet

A Grand Prairie, Texas, resident was found guilty yesterday of conspiring to commit wire fraud, wire fraud, and aggravated identity theft, in connection with a scheme to file false tax returns using stolen identities, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and Scott W. Murray, U.S. Attorney … Read moreTexas Man Convicted of Conspiring to File False Tax Returns with Stolen Identities Purchased on the Internet

Attorney General William P. Barr Delivers Opening Remarks at the 67th Annual Attorney General’s Awards Ceremony

Good afternoon, honored guests, families, and friends – and colleagues at the Department of Justice. It is my pleasure to welcome you to the 67th Annual Attorney General’s Awards ceremony. This is my fourth ceremony – I previously presided over two and was last a proud parent at one. And now I am delighted to … Read moreAttorney General William P. Barr Delivers Opening Remarks at the 67th Annual Attorney General’s Awards Ceremony

Nigerian Citizen Sentenced for Role in International Cyber-Fraud Scheme

A citizen of Nigeria residing in Atlanta, Georgia, was sentenced to 78 months in prison yesterday for his role in an international cyber fraud scheme, announced Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney D. Michael Dunavant of the Western District of Tennessee. Please follow and like us:

Former Kansas City Business Owner Sentenced to Prison for Tax Crime

The former owner of a Kansas City, Missouri, business was sentenced today to 18 months in prison for obstructing the government’s effort to collect more than $378,000 in taxes owed, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and United States Attorney Timothy A. Garrison of the Western … Read moreFormer Kansas City Business Owner Sentenced to Prison for Tax Crime

Former IRS Employee Sentenced to Prison for Tax Evasion

A former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) employee and former attorney was sentenced yesterday to 32 months in prison in Las Vegas, Nevada, for tax evasion and obstructing the IRS, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Nicholas Trutanich for the District of Nevada. Please … Read moreFormer IRS Employee Sentenced to Prison for Tax Evasion

Ryan A. Shores Appointed as Associate Deputy Attorney General and Senior Advisor for Technology Industries

Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen today announced the appointment of antitrust litigator Ryan A. Shores as Associate Deputy Attorney General and Senior Advisor for Technology Industries. Shores will serve in the Office of the Deputy Attorney General, which oversees all of the Department’s civil and criminal litigating components, including the Antitrust Division. As previously … Read moreRyan A. Shores Appointed as Associate Deputy Attorney General and Senior Advisor for Technology Industries

United States Files Lawsuit Against State of California for Unlawful Cap and Trade Agreement with the Canadian Province of Quebec

The United States today filed a civil complaint against the state of California, several of its officers, the California Air Resources Board, and the Western Climate Initiative Inc., for unlawfully entering a cap and trade agreement with the Canadian Province of Quebec. Please follow and like us:

Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Application for Permission To Reapply for Admission Into the United States After Deportation or Removal

Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Application for Permission To Reapply for Admission Into the United States After Deportation or Removal Please follow and like us:

Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance

The Economic Development Administration (EDA) has received petitions for certification of eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance from the firms listed below. Accordingly, EDA has initiated investigations to determine whether increased imports into the United States of articles like or directly competitive with those produced by each of the firms contributed importantly to the … Read moreNotice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance

Westpac Enacts Series of Credit Policy Changes

Westpac yesterday announced a number of changes to its credit policy, which have also gone into effect across its subsidiaries: BankSA, Bank of Melbourne, and St George Bank.  Via Australian Broker. Investor lending Effective 22 October, the maximum loan to value ratio for interest-only investor loans was raised from 80% to 90% – including any … Read moreWestpac Enacts Series of Credit Policy Changes

Trump’s Next DHS Chief Tasked with Completing 400 Miles of Border Wall

President Trump’s next Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary will be tasked with completing more than 400 miles of border wall before the 2020 presidential election to fulfill the administration’s most crucial promise to voters. This month, Trump announced he would replace Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan after the former Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner gave an … Read moreTrump’s Next DHS Chief Tasked with Completing 400 Miles of Border Wall

Maybe this is why politicians turn their backs on US voters …

It appears that the loyal opposition knows how to play the game in DC. Look at what the Indian lobbying groups are doing to strike back against a Senator, who shut the door on S386. Immigration Voice has been the main force behind every piece of immigration legislation in the last 20 years. Their efforts … Read moreMaybe this is why politicians turn their backs on US voters …

A Way to Include Homes in the Age Pension Assets Test

Here’s the boldest idea the government’s inquiry into retirement incomes should consider but might not: no longer exempting all of the value of each retiree’s home from the pension assets test. Via The Conversation. The test would merely exempt part of the value of retirees’ homes. The change would free-up funds to support other retirees … Read moreA Way to Include Homes in the Age Pension Assets Test

A Third of World Banks are Unprepared for a Downturn

Over a third of the world’s banks lag on technology and scale, and are unprepared for an economic downturn, according to global consultancy firm McKinsey and Co, via InvestorDaily. The firm used its annual banking review to warn banks that they risked “becoming footnotes to history” if they did not scale up and embrace technological … Read moreA Third of World Banks are Unprepared for a Downturn

The Future of Non-bank Small Business Lending in Australia

Neil Slonim, theBankDoctor has published an excellent four part series on the future of non-bank small business lending in Australia. The complete series is reproduced here, with permission. He concludes that smaller businesses need non-bank lenders especially if they have been rejected by a bank or have relatively modest but often urgent needs for funds or … Read moreThe Future of Non-bank Small Business Lending in Australia

Key Takeaways from BEA’s Latest FDI Data

Kimberly Aagard is a Research Analyst at SelectUSA With the latest update of the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) foreign direct investment (FDI) data recently released, the Investment Research team at SelectUSA couldn’t resist an opportunity to delve into the numbers and to follow up from our colleague’s previous post. In 2018, the inward position … Read moreKey Takeaways from BEA’s Latest FDI Data

Relations with India not of dictation but partnership: US

New York, Oct 22 (IANS) The United States does not dictate to India but partners with it, Acting Assistant Secretary of State Alice Wells declared on Tuesday at a Congressional hearing on human rights in South Asia at which Representatives leveled caustic criticism of India’s action in Kashmir after rescinding its special constitutional status. “This is … Read moreRelations with India not of dictation but partnership: US

New Jersey Indian Ankur Agarwal Pleads Guilty to Hacking Scheme

Ankur Agarwal (45), of Montville, NJ pleaded guilty to a sophisticated computer hacking scheme against two New Jersey companies and stealing their data today (October 22, 2019) in Newark federal court. Details of Two Targeted Companies While the names of the two New Jersey companies targeted by Ankur Agarwal are not disclosed, here are some … Read moreNew Jersey Indian Ankur Agarwal Pleads Guilty to Hacking Scheme

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Aluminum Wire and Cable from China

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Aluminum Wire and Cable from China KCPullen@doc.gov Tue, 10/22/2019 – 17:06 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) … Read moreU.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Aluminum Wire and Cable from China

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates a Circumvention Inquiry into Imports of Rebar from Mexico

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates a Circumvention Inquiry into Imports of Rebar from Mexico KCPullen@doc.gov Tue, 10/22/2019 – 17:04 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the initiation of a circumvention inquiry into imports of steel concrete reinforcing steel … Read moreU.S. Department of Commerce Initiates a Circumvention Inquiry into Imports of Rebar from Mexico

Better Relations Between the US and Russia Are Not In the Cards, by Paul Craig Roberts

By now Russians must wonder if the better relations they desire with the US are ever to be. US Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Democrat from Hawaii is the latest peacemaker to be declared “a Russian asset” by Hillary, the DNC, and the presstitutes. The way the Democrats, the presstitutes, and their Puppet Master—the military/security complex—have it… … Read moreBetter Relations Between the US and Russia Are Not In the Cards, by Paul Craig Roberts

Steve Bannon – A Profile of a U.S. Appartchik. from China to the Pope, by Andre Vltchek

Almost all of the prominent U.S. neocons have been madly snapping at everything and everybody who opposes the Western right-wing dogmas, be they Chinese or Russian leaders, local opposition figures, or, lately, even the Pope. Individuals like Steve Bannon, often greatly influence leaders like President Donald Trump. Then they fall out of grace, sometimes because… … Read moreSteve Bannon – A Profile of a U.S. Appartchik. from China to the Pope, by Andre Vltchek